Ali Abu Shahla is a Gaza businessman, Chairman of AA Consulting Engineers - Palestine. He is Vice Chairman of the Al-Aqsa University Board of Trustees, Vice Chairman of The Center for Democracy and Community Development, Jerusalem/Gaza and a member of the PIJ editorial board.
The establishment of a distinct trade zone in Gaza Strip would improve the lives of
the citizens and would contribute significantly to raising the standard of living, which
in turn would reduce extremism in the region.